Career Links of Interest

Job Center of Wisconsin: This site links to 1,800 State Employment Service offices and provides a free search by menu, keyword, or occupational code.

Information for Job Seekers and Workers: The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has organized a Web site where you will find five steps for a personal career plan, suggestions for people thinking about a career change, and links to other career resources on the Web.

Student Career Info: This site features live Q&A video discussions and a digital library of topics that provide information and insight on careers and life challenges for students. Additional video sessions of experts explaining their careers are continually added.

Career Browser: College Board's career search enables students to complete a questionnaire and match their interests and talents with various careers.

Job Hunter's Bible:  This site is compiled by Richard N. Bolles, the author of the popular book "What Color Is Your Parachute?" The site offers job hunters and career changers a guide to using the Internet as part of their search.

Keirsey Temperament Sorter: This tool is designed to identify different kinds of personality. It is similar to other devices such as the Myers-Briggs and the Gray-Wheelwright.

MajorMania: Use this site to search for majors available in the UW System.

Military Career Guide Online: This site provides detailed information on more than 150 enlisted and officer occupations. Each military occupation also lists the civilian counterpart of that occupation so that everyone can see that a military career can be an option.  

ASVAB: The ASVAB is a multiple-aptitude battery test that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military. This test must be taken if you are considering joining the military.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: The government's premier publication on career guidance provides essential information about prospective changes in the world of work and the qualifications that will be needed by tomorrow's workers. Users are able to read specific career information, such as the nature of the work, training, earnings, and job outlook.

Mapping Your Future: On this tour, you can find out how to choose a career and how to reach your career goal. You can also pick up useful tips on job hunting, résumé writing, and job interviewing techniques.

Wisconsin Jobs Online: People searching for jobs can register to receive jobs via email that match their skills. The site includes full-time jobs, part-time jobs, and summer internships.

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